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Nurse Midwife - PEC/ Labor & Delivery @ HUP

Job ID: 134914
Category: Nurse Midwife
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time Nights

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a Certified Nurse Midwife to work night shift in both the Perinatal Eval Center and Labor & Delivery departments.

Penn Medicince is seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife who is dedicated to diversity, population health, and care of our patients in both the Perinatal Evaluation Center (which is our emergency room for pregnant and postpartum patients) and on Labor & Delivery. Experience with resident training and education is a plus. We are a multidiscipline group of OB/GYN, Maternal Fetal Medicine physicians, Neonatologists, Midwives, and Residents coming together to optimize patient care.

The PEC serves as the OB triage unit, HUP's ED for pregnant women greater than 16 weeks gestation. It houses 10 triage beds, and an ultrasound evaluation area and is adjacent to HUPs Labor and Delivery suite. The PEC is one of the initial contact areas for patients with obstetric related concerns. It is staffed with nurses, both NPs, CNMs and RNs who work together to triage and care for each patient, collaborating with the physicians to develop an individual plan of care. While the PEC and Labor and Delivery are distinct units, we function as one cohesive unit that works together to insure quality care to our patients. Each person is an integral part of a TEAM that includes physicians, nurses, surgical technicians, and support staff. With a team approach we are better able to provide this quality care to our population.

This position has a dual reporting structure to Nursing and the Collaborating Physician identified for the Perinatal Evaluation Center. The Advanced Practice Nurse will report to the Perinatal Nurse Manager who will be responsible for the administrative oversight of the position as it pertains to the Department of Labor and Delivery, as well as, implementation/oversight of selected hospital CEQI indicators that are chosen for each clinical department. The Human Resource issues relating to daily job performance will be the responsibility of the Perinatal Nurse Manager. In addition, the collaborating physician will be an OB/GYN attending or laborist who will be responsible for direct oversight of the clinical role and lead orientation to the clinical unit and ongoing assessment of the clinical skills. The identified collaborating physician will evaluate the Advanced Practice Nurses’ clinical skills and competence as part of their annual performance review.

Hours of work determined by the Clinical Service to meet the needs of patient care. includes day, night shifts, weekends and holidays. This emergency department provides care to patients 24/7.

Hospital continuing education to meet the requirements of the system and as per TJC. Minimum requirements for continuing education as outlined by the regulatory agencies

Credentials:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • American Midwifery Cert Board (Required)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Cert RN Midwife (Required)
  • Prescriptive Authority (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • and/or Doctor of Nursing Practice/Nursing > 2.5 years of experience, The CNM must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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